Despite the unknowns of a new White House administration, truck dealers successfully advocated their issues in 2017 and, in the end, scored enormous wins on tax reform and regulations—from significant tax cuts for pass-through entities to influencing DOT’s ruling on electronic logging devices.
Over the past two years as ATD chairman, I’ve realized that good leadership is consistent, unwavering and, most of all, a collaboration among everyone involved. So in that spirit, let’s continue to reach out to our leaders throughout the year for the mutual benefit of our industry.
I’m pleased to tell you about ATD’s new study, Commercial Truck Dealer Future Landscape. And it will help make sure that you and your dealerships have a bright and clear path ahead.
The outstanding case that will be heard by the Supreme Court this month is: Do dealership service advisors fall within the federal “salesmen, partsmen and mechanics” overtime pay exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act?
ATD hosted a successful third annual legislative fly-in that brought commercial truck dealers from around the country to our nation’s capital to fight for the truck industry.
As winter turns to spring, ATD members must stay strong through the winds, hail and rough storms-both literally and figuratively.